Coriander seed is a spice in garam masala & Indian curries. Dhana dal (roasted coriander seeds) is a popular snack. Coriander seed is used for pickling vegetables, making sausages (especially smoked meats), and bread. Coriander is very popular in English and Italian cooking. Coriander seeds are used in brewing certain styles of Belgian wheat beers. The coriander seeds are also used with orange peel to add a citrus character.